The Firecracker Fund’s first event donates $2,500 to YACC

The Firecracker Fund’s first event donates $2,500 to YACC

When Lynsey Frangakis died in 2018, her family discussed what they could do to mark her birthday that year. Following her example, they decided to create a fund through the KW Community Foundation in support of three charities that impacted her life—YACC, the Ryan Saturno Patient Amenities Fund, and Hospice Wellington.

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YACC values: New year edition

We reflect on YACC’s values each month to keep us connected to our work of helping young adults live with, through, and beyond cancer, but since this is the first meeting of 2019, I want to use them as a guide for how my work can be more effective this year.

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YACC values survivor courage

Close to half of the people who applied for this event have never been to one of YACC’s national four-day face-to-face events. With over 150 applications received to date, that means 75 people had the courage to reach out and apply to an event hosted by a group of strangers.

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YACC values heart

It is a privilege to be doing a job that I love with people I love and for people I love.

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